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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 9, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Assoclated Press and United Press InternaUonal Full Lease MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 0 JHIUIVUMT JULY y 1V60 7o a Paper of Two SectionsSection No 23 Senators control conclave By ROBERT DONOVAN New York Herald Tribune LOS ANGELES From time immemorial more or less one used to arrive on the icene of a national political convention with an almost exclusive inter est in governors Everyone well grounded in po litical maxims knew better than to bother about senators They were conceded practically no chance of being nominated for president except in unusual cir cumstances such as prevailed at the Republican national con vention in Chicago in 1920 when a group of senators controlled it In that case Sen Warren G Harding of Ohio walked off with the nomination but the circum stances were extraordinary Otherwise for reasons well elab orated upon at the time by the cognoscenti senators simply didnt have the right kind of springboard to flip them into nomination HENCE ONE concentrated on Gov Theodore Roosevelt of New York or Gov Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey or former Gov later associate justice of the Supreme Court Charles Evans Hughes of New York or Gov Robert M La Follette of Wis consin or Gov James M Cox of Ohio or Gov CalvinCoojidge of Massachusetts or dov Franklin p Roosevelt of New York orGov AlfredLM Landon of Kansas or Govy Thomas E Deweyof New York True there has been some po tent nongubernatorial material lying around including John W TEARFUL WELCOME FOR BLUE ANGELS Four members of the Navys precision jet flying team the Blue Angels scream over Mason Citys Municipal Airport on their arrival from Pensacola Fla for Sundays big air show Letting go with a few screams of their own are Michelle and Meegham Weather OK for air show GlobeGazette photo by Jo Mooro Griffin 21monthold twin daughters of airport man ager and Mrs Mike Griffin From their sun bonnets the girls seem to prefer the covered wagon days But they later became accustomed to the jet noise and welcomed the fliers with smiles Blue Rioting mutiny spread roug African Congo vow Davis a lawyer Wendell L Wilkie a utilities executive and Dwight D Eisenhower a gen eral But theircases differed from those of senators And furthermore notably in the case of Gen Eisenhower strength rested heavily on the preconvention activities of gov ernors Now in 1960 as delegates gatl er for the Democratic nationa convention the picture ha changed radically To be sure some of the governors are play ing highly important roles Pos sibly the outcome of the ballol ing will depend on the decision of such governors as Edmunc G Pat Brown of California David L Lawrence of Pennsyl vania and Robert B Meyner o New Jersey All those planning to attend the eighth annual Aviation STILL THEIR decisions may be forced upon them by events and anyhow they are given little chance of nomination unless an unexpected combination of cir cumstances should produce a third victory for Adlai E Stev enson who was governor of Illinois from 1949 to 1953 Instead all eyes are on sen F Kennedy Mass Lyndon B Johnson Tex Stuart Symington Mo and Hubert H Humphrey Minn The last is out of the running for president Day show at Municipal Air port Sunday should not let the possibility of damp weather dim their enthusiasm Commander Zeb Knott lead of thevNavysBlue Angels Jet precision flying teani said Saturday morning that al though Sundays forecast calls for cloudiness and scattered showers the show will go on There could be a few short delays he said but they should have the 6000foot ceil ing required by federal regu lations to fly the show Every thing appears satisfactory Knott said Sundays show sponsored by the Chamber of Com merce will start with the f 1 i g h t breakfast at Everyone is welcome to at tend There will be church services at the field starting at10 The Blue Angels are the fea tured attraction and they will take to the air at Other activities for the af ternoon program starting at 1 p m include a concert by the SAC band a demonstra tion in precision marching by the Elite Guard from SAC several demonstrations of the Benson Gyrocopter a B47 fly over and a demonstration of model airplanes by a Mason City group and an Explorer Scout Troopfrom St Louis A demonstration by the fire crash team from Minneapolis St Paul Airport is scheduled for 11 am Static displays including the Mace Missile KC97 tank er C124 transport several hel icopters and a host of other and civilian aircraft will be on the field all day Iowa highway patrolmen National Guard and Army re serve will be on Highway 18 from Mason City and Clear Lake to the airport to enforce the oneway system which goes into effect at 11 am At all traffic will be stopped until 3 when the traffic will be routed oneway back to Mason City and Clear Lake ews in a utsheli b u t he still controls 50 or so votes that could decide the out come and thus stands in a strong position to be nominated for vice president In fact old maxims may be completely de molished by the selection of a ticket of senators for exam ple Kennedy and Humphrey The old theory ruling out sen ators for tne nomination focused largely on such propositions as that senators could not build political organizations the way governors could and thus were lost at conventions and that as members of Congress they had to take stands on issues that cost them broad support Hence it was noted that the voting rec ord of Sen Robert A Taft of Ohio alienated the liberals that Sen Arthur H Vandenberg ol Michigan the isolationists and so on THE SPECTACLE in Los An geles today robs these theories of much of their force although the fact that nine governors have been nominated for presi dent in the last half century suggests that the state capitals will always offer pathways to the White House In the current ascendency of the senators however it is clear that moderate voting records like those of the present con tenders do hot repel large sec tions of the electorate Furthermore as the efforts the talent and the money of Sen Kennedy demonstrate a sena tor can build a national organ ization Indeed one is at a loss to recall when a governor ever had an organization to match Kennedy machine FEOM OUR WIKE SERVICES MEXICO CITY A close friend of President Adolf o Lopez Mateos says Mexico must provide Cu ba with oil to cope with what he calls a social and human catastrophe NEWPORT President Eis e n h o w e r will appeal to Congress when it reconvenes after the political conventions to complete work on his legislative program and to hold the line against an electionyear spending spree CALCUTTA India Prime Minister Nehru appealed for an end to violence in Assam trig gered by a dispute over what dialect should be the official fanguage in Indias easternmost state LOS ANGELES Twenty men and women were drawn from a 109 member resolutions com mittee to draft a plat form for the partys na tional convention MOSCOW An in dictment charging U S pilot Francis Gary Pow ers with espionage in the U2 flight over Union has been sent to the Soviet Supreme Court Iowa City woman hit by truck dies IOWA CITY ffi Florence Dvorsky 47 Iowa City was killed Friday when hit oy a ce ment truck at a downtown in tersection No charges were filed against the truck driver Don E Brown Nichols CLOUDY Stop Kennedy North Iowa Cloudyintermittent rain and occasional thunder storms Saturday night large amountsof rain in some lo calities in northeast zone lows upper 60s Mostly cloudy scattered showers and thun derstorms Sunday highs 78 to 83 Iowa Occasional rain with scat tered thnuderstorms Saturday night and Sunday locally Ray burn has big M job at convention Kennedy remains in command Tightens ring around foes LOS ANGELES John Kennedy tightened the cor on around his rivals Saturday is preconvention battling over h e Democratic presidential iomination nearcd a climax No matter where his oppo nents turned for support from ncommitled delegations Ken edys astute operators already ad made their effective calls As the acknowledged front unner the Massachusetts sena arrived here Saturday point to bankedup sup port in every area still regard ed as political open range in advance of the conventions formal opening Monday IF THE PLATOON leaders of delegations from California Minnesota Illinois New Jersey and Pennsylvania consented to turn their ranks loose there seemed little doubt that Kenne dy would gather a substantial majority of them into his camp These five states could pro vide 203 of the needed 61 votes for the nomination For a man whose bitterest enemies con cede him around 600 on the first ballot Kennedy regarded any delegatefreeing action in this group with high satisfaction AP Photofax ON THE MOVE Helmeted Belgian troops in battle garb and carrying automatic wea pons board civilian jet plane at Brussels Belgium last night enroute to the Congo area in Africa Troops drawn from garrisons in West Ger many the past few days are being rushed to the Congo to help restore order following yesterdays uprising by na tives in the new republic heavy rain likely north Lows Saturday night 65 northeast to 70 southwest Highs Sunday in the 80s Further Partly cloudy Monday wide ly scattered showers and thun derstorms a little warmer Minnesota Partly cloudy show ers Highs Sunday in 80s Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 84 Minimum 63 At 8 am 66 Precipitation 08 in YEAR AGO Maximum 80 Minimum 54 By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor LOS to avert a stampede to Sen John F Ken nedy on the first ballot is the foremost concern of all other aspirants for the democratic presidential nomination on the eve of the convention in the giant Sports Arena here Backers of Lyndon Johnson are looking to a fellow Texan venerable House speaker Sam Rayburn to pull a rabbit out of the hat His reputation as a miracle man will indeed be un der acid test On his arrival here be smil ingly predicted a Johnson nom ination sometime after the first ballot mortician Thatslooking sad at a 810000 funeral Only in this case the difficult part lay in looking happy about Stu Sym ingtons nomination prospects ALTHOUGH JOHNSONls get ting the headlines as Kennedys foremost adversary many sea soned observers are persuaded that the Texan would never be acceptable to so called northern liberal Democrats That brings us to Adlai Stevenson as th most likely choice if it isn Kennedy Two days spent with kinsme in the desert country about Palm To keep Kennedy from storm ing the nomination fortress on the first convention tally Lyn don B Johnson of Texas and other aspirants counted heavily on Minnesota and New Jersey from these five In addition they hoped that Springs 110 degrees outdoor but delightful in an aircondi tioned home have proved stimulating prelude for a weei nnwT of hectic activity covering i BUT DON T expect me to i6th national nominating conven On the inside Clear Lake News Page 3 Mason City News 45 Latest Markets 5 Church News 7 Society News 8 Sports News Comics i Editorials 12 Building News 1314 North Iowa News 16 say anything unkind about my other candidate Mistuh Sam was quick to add I am pre pared to support anybody the Democratic party Some saw in this a possible reference to Harry Trumans unflattering comment a b o u 1 Kennedys age and lack of ex perience The manager of the Stuart Symington forces claims assur ance from the conventions pre siding officer Gov Leroy Col lins of Florida that stamped tactics will not be tolerated dur ing a roll call No change of states vote is to be permitte until after the result of the ro call has been announced AT THE MOMENT the Sym ington chances look aummes among the avowed candidates When my airplane dropped me down on International Airpor here Thursday a crowd of Sym SAME irigton boosters with placards and special hats was whoopirij it up for Symington for the benefit of an arriving delegation from Hawaii Something about the situation seemed to remind me of what is sometimes referred Id as the most difficult task confronting a tion An afternoon with the Mere dith Willsons at their Brentwooc home and a preview of Mere diths upcoming Broadway mu sical The Unsinkable Molly Brown contained a pleasan reminder ofa like experience a halfdozen years ago in the same setting That time Mrs Hall and I had an advance peek at a production called The Mu sic Man Exbus driver held in theft CHARLESTON W Va m A slim fact that he was spending a lot of money led to the capture of an unem loyed bus driver who luggec away about of state money from a fortresslike con crete vault Earl Hayes Hathews 32 was charged with Kansas with 21 votes and Iowa with 26 would stick with fav orite son governors until there was a chance for a realignment after the initial roll call They professed to believe that Kenne dy would lose support in Indi ana Maryland and Ohio on a second countdown FURTHERMORE a consider able portion of votes from the big California and Pennsylvania delegations was claimed for Johnson by Oscar L Chapman chairman of the Citizens for Johnson committee Asked in an interview wheth er Johnson might get 10 or 20 votes from the California dele gation Chapman said He will get more than twice that Hands off warns Khrushchev MOSCOW Premier Nikita Khrushchev warned Sat urday that Soviet artillery meaning hit the American mainland if the United States moved against Cuba Thus Khrushchev served no tice that he has chosen Cuba as his starting base for a major penetration campaign in Lati picke ago as th influence America just as he five years for Soviet Egypt wedge the Middle East In a bristling in speech he Chapman said also he thinks pledged allout Soviet suppor for Cuban Premier Fidel Castro and warned the United States to keep its hands off that Caribbe an republic Woman killed on road at Fairfield FAIRFIELD UPlMrs Pauline Johnson will receive about one third of the uncommitted Penn sylvania delegations 81 votes Morris 56 Granville Ohio was killed Saturday when the car in which she was riding ran off Highway I about six miles north of here and plunged into a ditch Hundreds of whites flown out 2 Europeans are slain LEOPOLDV1LLE Congo Rioting and mutiny spread Sat urday to the eastern Congo as quiet returned to this capital of the newly independent Congo Republic Two Europeans were killed in the new outbreaks and more refugees streamed out of the Congo A Belgian territorial admini strator and a Portuguese settler were killed in rioting at Kongolo Katanga Province of eastern pongo Three others were In jured said a news dispatch from Elizabethville These were the first deaths among Europeans reported in the disorders that erupted last week in the Congo after Negro roops had mutinied to enforce demands for more pay and the dismissal of white officers AN OFFICIAL report by the Katanga1 provincial government iaid Negro soldiers had fired on i crowd of Europeans massed at a warf trying to flee killing Jie two Europeans About 420 Jturopeans fled in two river loats across the upper Congo River Farther north in Kivu Pro incc a mutiny by troops in the rea of Goma sent whites flee ng toward British Uganda lundreds were flown out in a ianf airlift The situation in Goma was ob scure but amateur radio opera tors there messaged for airdrops of food supplies for refugees A Belgian officer and Kivu provincial officials were nego tiating with the mutinous sold diers IN BRUSSELS Belgian Pre mier Gaston Eyskens declared the Congo situation was worse than Friday and ordered a of Belgian the former A government spokes company flown to second troops colony man said disorders had broken out in the western Congo as well as the eastern Congo The Belgian radio said Ka nga Province scene of mutiny and disorders planned to set up state independent of the Congo Republic With a wealth of cop per the province is one of the richest in the Congo Its leaders are said to fear the central gov ernment will take over most of he provinces wealth While Leopoldville was quiet ears of new violence against vhites brought government saders out into the street to see hat order was maintained he theft of funds taken during lie weekend June 20 Police picked him up Friday at South Charleston apartment They found bags of money in ie trunk of his car He broke own and cried he said and ad mitted ihq theft EUROPEANS TURNED BACK a few Europeans succeeded na Group of Europeans seeking to leave the short trip by ferry to Brazzaville strifetorn Leopoldville Congo are and hundreds were turned back by the turned back front ferry boat and pre Congolese army which took control in vented from reaching Brazzaville Only Leopoldville JL ;